Originally constructed in 1938 as the university’s lab school, Simpkins Hall is festooned with symbols appropriate to its original—and continuing— purpose, education. Here we see two symmetrical bas reliefs of flowers and fruit,… Continue reading
Dr. Ashley Beardsley will be joining the English department faculty this fall. Dr. Beardsley specializes in social media and participatory culture, digital literacy, digital writing research, community literacy, rhetorical criticism, craft rhetoric, feminist rhetoric, feminist research… Continue reading
This spring I’ve had the privilege to serve as the President of WIU’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society. Our chapter had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Atlanta, Georgia… Continue reading
English Education student Adrienne Tinsley completed her student teaching as the first Tribal School Initiative student teacher. Here she is talking about her experience!